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Listen up, Turn it down. Protect Hearing with Quota International. NOISE. TOO LOUD! TOO LONG! TOO CLOSE! . In each of these situations, NOISE can cause permanent damage to your hearing called NOISE-INDUCED HEARING LOSS . Noise-Induced Hearing Loss.

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Listen up turn it down

Listen up, Turn it down

Protect Hearing with Quota International


Noise

NOISE

TOO LOUD!

TOO LONG!

TOO CLOSE!

In each of these situations, NOISE can cause permanent damage to your hearing called

NOISE-INDUCED HEARING LOSS.


Noise induced hearing loss

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Noise that’s TOO LOUD can cause irreparable, permanent damage to hearing.


Noise induced hearing loss1

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Noise that lasts TOO LONG can cause irreparable, permanent damage to hearing.


Noise induced hearing loss2

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Noise that’s TOO CLOSE to uscan cause irreparable, permanent damage to hearing.


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By the time children today reach eight years old, they have already lost hearing from NOISE.

iPods. TV. Computers. Radios. Video Games. Amusement parks. And more.

The damage to hearing is permanent.


Quota cares about hearing

Quota Cares about Hearing

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss is entirely preventable. LISTEN UP, TURN IT DOWN!


How the ear works

How the ear works

Our hearing apparatus is fascinating—and very delicate!


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Hair cells inside the cochlea send information to the brain through the auditory nerve. These hair cells are very fragile and easily damaged by noise.

Cochlea

Hair cells


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Watch the noise levels in your environment.

Anything above 85 decibels can damage your hearing.

And it’s permanent.


We can prevent noise induced hearing loss

These children are wearing earplugs!

We can prevent Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Turn down the volume

Keep your distance from noise

Wear ear plugs or protective ear muffs


What did she say

“What did she say?”

Symptoms of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss increase gradually – from sound distortion to deafness.


Seek help if you suspect hearing loss

Seek help if you suspect hearing loss.

A doctor and audiologist can determine if you or a loved one has hearing loss and recommend treatment.


Quota cares about hearing1

Quota cares about hearing.

Quota International—We Change Lives.

On the Web at www.quota.org.


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